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Forum: Middle East
4th May 2014, 13:51
Replies: 995
Views: 668,601
Posted By MaxBlow


Here's a few questions they should ask:

Do you have chidren?

I do, I'm a lucky man.

Do you know the price of international schools in IST ?

I do, that's one of the reasons they're not...
Forum: Middle East
4th Apr 2014, 09:11
Replies: 24
Views: 20,980
Posted By MaxBlow


Freebird...right, used to be a nice outfit until the military guys took over.
Moral is low (very low) now and why on earth woud anyone pay for line training.

After the summer they wil send you...
17th Mar 2014, 18:20
Replies: 41
Views: 16,899
Posted By MaxBlow

vicious circle

Not having read all the previous posts I'd like to give you an example on how bad it is these days.

Our newly hired F/Os carry the usual sum of their MPL/ATPL training of everything between 100k...
4th Mar 2014, 09:26
Replies: 22
Views: 10,191
Posted By MaxBlow

watch out for that guy

Unfortunately some always land on their feet and walk away with their pockets full of money.

EJ was unable to obtain their own AOC hence the deal with the other operator.
The ceo is well known in...
6th Nov 2013, 07:34
Replies: 108
Views: 64,498
Posted By MaxBlow

Thumbs up Checkairmen

...One of our checkairmen on our previous airline was so drunk they needed a wheelchair to get him to the flight and he made it. Not saying it was good judgement but he got on as a passenger....:D:D:D
24th Aug 2013, 15:37
Replies: 343
Views: 242,653
Posted By MaxBlow


you'll find the contact of the hr person on ppjn
17th Aug 2013, 13:40
Replies: 108
Views: 38,741
Posted By MaxBlow

Chapeau Capt. Goss

Dear Capt. Goss,

if you don't already have another job, I would certainly like to offer you one if I where in the position.
But I sure can help you getting an interview where I am at present. We...
10th Aug 2013, 08:47
Replies: 42
Views: 30,275
Posted By MaxBlow

I pray for my collegues and hope they'll be...

I pray for my collegues and hope they'll be released soon and nothing bad happens.

Most likely they'll be scheduled for max duties by TK crew scheduling the day after their return to IST as they...
26th Jul 2013, 10:34
Replies: 205
Views: 55,348
Posted By MaxBlow


doubleu-anker (post #82) sums it up pretty well.
Can't agree more.:D

I heard of P2F programs where you pay 36k € for 100hrs on A320 or 300hrs for 50k €. After that time the 'airline' might offer...
Forum: Freight Dogs
20th Apr 2013, 21:41
Replies: 6
Views: 4,161
Posted By MaxBlow


PM me, I have them. Big, heavy orange binders
12th Apr 2013, 07:37
Replies: 14
Views: 10,445
Posted By MaxBlow


Enduro, you say that the guy is stupid and at the same time pay 28k to get a job ?:ugh:

Professional pilots don't pay for ratings - professional airlines do ! my 50cts
4th Feb 2013, 18:24
Replies: 15
Views: 3,260
Posted By MaxBlow

lost in translation


yeyin bakalım ülkemin ekmegini , it means a strange contract :=

google translate:

Let's Eat the bread of my country - now what's your message?

Are you one of...
30th Dec 2012, 16:30
Replies: 343
Views: 242,653
Posted By MaxBlow


Joker737, what are you smoking?
SXS used to be very good until the 76ers took over. From there on they managed to be what they are today.
Most of the good people left during that period flying in...
6th Nov 2012, 07:14
Replies: 5
Views: 4,486
Posted By MaxBlow

Exclamation Stop!

Must be a great climate on board. Cockpit not paid, cabin not paid, mechanics not paid for two month. Would I want to be a pax on that company? Is that safe?

I spoke to one of the captains last...
22nd Aug 2012, 11:13
Replies: 172
Views: 55,214
Posted By MaxBlow


Greed - a managements desease it seems that it now infected flight crews at Ryanair as well.

Shytorque, are we married to the same woman? SOP in our house too. Ryanair is not only a NO but a F***...
10th Aug 2012, 10:16
Replies: 113
Views: 131,479
Posted By MaxBlow

Kaptan Pilot vs. Kaptan

Otto, whatever you tried to say with 'inane shpeele' I wouldn't give to much on the local and common use of a simple title.

'Kaptan Pilot' is the Captain of an aircraft. Ahmet/Paul/David or in...
1st Mar 2012, 18:56
Replies: 19
Views: 6,651
Posted By MaxBlow

BF/LU/SU/DN wow...

I had a 'wish sandwich' this morning together with a cup of brown warm water.

Btw. a 'wish sandwich' is a kind of sandwich where you have two slices of bread and you wish you had some meat.

8th Feb 2012, 17:05
Replies: 15
Views: 5,761
Posted By MaxBlow

ignore it and it will go away

sort of funny but sad and so true!
3rd Feb 2012, 12:52
Replies: 15
Views: 5,761
Posted By MaxBlow

The 340s are leaving. One is already painted 'all...

The 340s are leaving. One is already painted 'all white' so why should they keep contract pilots ? Every agency would do the same.

I think it's not right to blame them for that although they could...
12th Dec 2011, 16:20
Replies: 113
Views: 131,479
Posted By MaxBlow


I have been there for the interview as well and can confirm most of what capt.playstation reported on here. Although there seem to be quite a difference between the Boeing and Airbus fleet. My...
Forum: Freight Dogs
21st Sep 2011, 08:00
Replies: 6
Views: 3,915
Posted By MaxBlow


I hear that ACT will get 5 -400 units and replace all B4 freighters with EA306s.
Rumours also has it that HNA group bought a big stake in MNG Technic which just recently received the approval for...
24th May 2011, 09:35
Replies: 18
Views: 11,719
Posted By MaxBlow

ECG & stuff

last week my AME told me that I failed the ECG. He put me on the bike for 8 min. and I got the same result again. My pump is off beat at times and I have to wear a wire now for 24 hrs to find out...
6th Feb 2011, 10:12
Replies: 5
Views: 3,849
Posted By MaxBlow

contract jobs

Never forget that an agency always has their hands in your pocket. That's their job. They try to get (and eventually will be) paid by the airlines and the pilots.
I have recently applied for what...
15th Oct 2010, 10:31
Replies: 51
Views: 21,470
Posted By MaxBlow

I remember a Transair A300 taking off in MAN with...

I remember a Transair A300 taking off in MAN with the gear pins in (1997), they dumped 15t of fuel and returned to MAN.

Back to the original post, I spoke to a TK crew and they told me that the...
11th Oct 2010, 12:36
Replies: 51
Views: 21,470
Posted By MaxBlow

TK crew did not /forgot to raise the gear ???

A friend sent a mail saying that a TK A319 took off in IST for a domestic flight and did not/forget to raise the gear???:confused:

The airplane climbed to FL230 and had to land half way to refuel....
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